Staff Nurse - Critical Care/ITU The Wellington Hospital

HCA Healthcare
11 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Develop your nursing career with HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group and winners of 'The Best Private Healthcare provider in 2016. Part of HCA UK; The Wellington Hospital is the UK's largest independent hospital with over 260 beds and circa 900 employees. We have an international reputation for excellence in complex healthcare and have gained four decades of expertise in treating patients from the UK and overseas. We have an excellent opportunity for a Staff Nurse to join our ICU unit in the South building at The Wellington Hospital in St Johns Wood, London (NW8 6PD) Our ICU comprises of a total of 35 beds dedicated to the care of level 3 patients. Split into two units, we are expertly equipped to deal with General, Cardiac and Neuro ICU patients. The Wellington South Critical Care Unit cares for Neurological and general patients and has a total 15 ITU beds and 7 HDU beds.

Job Description

As a Staff Nurse you will join a specialist team of physicians, surgeons and nurses and you will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care, to meet the needs of the patient and family/carers. Job Type: Full time post, permanent role. Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Shift Pattern: 8am to 8:30pm or 8pm to 8:30am (Rotation and flexibility required for days, nights and weekends) Salary: £31,630 - £35,822 per annum plus 9% shift enhancement. Benefits: Mentorship programme training, structured career development, funded courses, health and wellbeing support system, pension, private medical cover and much more.

Duties & Responsibilities

- Work well within a team, supervising and directing junior staff and deputising for Senior Staff Nurses in their absence, always ensuring that patient care is at a consistently high level. - To provide a high standard of holistic centred care. - To communicate effectively at all levels within the multi-disciplinary team. - Initiate improvements and developments in clinical issues and delivery of care. - Contributing to the ongoing research based care and other practice development initiatives.

Skills & Experience

- Registered General Nurse with NMC pin. - General Critical Care/ITU/ICU specific skills. - Neuro ITU experience is advantageous. - Motivated and forward thinking individual with excellent communication skills. - Excellent time management and prioritisation skills.

About The Individual

HCA Healthcare UK offers ground-breaking innovation, leading the way in complex care. You will be provided with the opportunity to develop your career and we are committed to helping you achieve this by providing appraisals, mentorship and further training / development opportunities If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please send through your details and we would be happy to accommodate an informal visit as part of your application process. We look forward to meeting you!

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